Over 50 lists of excellent movies, novels, short story collections, and other forms of art, most of which are horror, mystery, or sci-fi.
Tag: scary movies
Great, often funny, postmodern and metafictional horror movies that comment on the genre.
Looking for diabolical fun? Satan, his demons, and the other forces of Hell haunt these horror movies.
Humor in literature tends to rely on word-play, witty dialogue, absurd situations, and funny characters. Except for the word-play that can be used in descriptions, film can of course use these elements as well, but movies have the added strength of being able to employ slapstick, something that rarely comes across well in written fiction. […]
Cinematic explorations of the haunted house trope can pull off tricks novels can’t. A director paired with an excellent set designer or location scout can present a creepy home in great detail. They can pull us through dark hallways and around corners, filling these spaces with manic energy or quiet unease. Sudden creaks and bangs […]